One Essential oil with so many health benefits.
Yes, It’s one of the famous essential oil that is known as ‘Lavender Oil’.
Lavender oil is obtained by distillation from the flower spikes of certain species of lavender. Lavender oil has anti-microbial, antioxidants,anti-inflammatory,anti-fungal,anti-depressant, antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties that helps to treat acne & pimples and also helps to heal the cuts and wounds. It also has analgesic, detoxifying, hypotensive and sudative effects that’s why it has several health and skin benefits.
Benefits Of Lavender Oil
There are several health and skin benefits of lavender oil :-
- Helps To Heal Cuts,Burns And Wounds
Lavender oil has anti-microbial properties that helps to heal heal cuts, minor burns and wounds. It improves the formation of scar tissues. For this, you can mix 3-4 drops of lavender oil into a coconut oil in 1:5 ratio for rapid healing or you can put 2-3 drops of lavender oil on a minor burn to decrease pain.
- Helps To Treat Acne And Pimples
Pimples, blisters and acne can be caused due to excess sebum, skin infections like fungal, ringworm, eczema, psoriasis etc. As we know that lavender oil has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, so it’s really effective to treat acne and pimple problems. For this, you can add 2-3 drops of lavender oil into your skin care products like face wash, lotion or cream then apply it on your affected areas. It will help you to cure acne and pimple problems.
- Helps To Cure Headache And Migraine
In this present era, due to lots of responsibilities and work, we generally face the problem of headaches and migraine.Here Lavender oil plays an important role to cure them naturally. According to medical research, lavender oil is one of the effective and natural treatment for headaches and migraine issues. For this, you can mix 3-4 drops of lavender oil into your coconut oil then do gently massage on your head.
- Lavender Oil Helps To Treat Insomnia
Many studies suggest that lavender oil helps to treat insomnia. Yes! as we know that it has anti microbial properties but at the same time, this aromatherapy or fresh aroma of lavender oil helps us to sleep and relax. So if you feel tired or difficulty in sleep then you can use lavender oil to treat them. For this, put 3-4 drops of lavender oil on your pillow before going to sleep.
- Natural Remedy For Hair Loss And Dandruff Problems
The common problem for our today’s generation is Hair Fall and Dandruff. Dandruff and Hair fall can be caused due to dry/oily scalp, skin infection like fungal or bacterial infection etc. Due to anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties ,Lavender oil is natural remedy for hair loss and dandruff. You can do massage with lavender oil on your scalp daily. This treatment is little slow in progress but really effective to deal such problems.
- Helps To Treat Depression And Anxiety
You know what! Lavender oil has sedative, calming and anti-convulsive effects that helps to cure anxiety and depression.This oil is used in many herbal remedies for promoting relaxation and treating restlessness.For this, you can either place a lavender plant in the corner of your room or can place a few lavender stems in a small vase that will help you to relieve stress and anxiety.
- Lavender Oil Can Also Act As A Perfume And Good Air Freshener
Lavender oil is famous for it’s lovely aroma. It can become great scent for women and for men too. You can either apply it directly on your skin or you can dilute lavender oil into water for a more subtle scent. It can also become your natural non-toxic room freshener. You can simply spray the lavender oil scent inside your room or can spray it on your bedsheets or pillow.
- Helps To Treat Tired Muscles
We all may feel tired and restless due to regular working schedule. In order to treat and cure them, you can try lavender oil.Yes, this aroma oil helps to treat the muscle pain. For this, you can dilute 4-6 drops of lavender oil into a large bowl of warm water then soak your hands and feet in this bath for about ten minutes. It will help you to feel refresh and relax.
- Helps To Reduce Bloating
Bloating is any abnormal general swelling that can be caused due to overgrowth of bad bacteria. Lavender oil has polyphenols that helps to reduce these bacteria. You can sprinkle some dried culinary grade lavender on to your greek yogurt. This will helps to reduce the boating .